curiosity

49. Nashater Deu Solheim: Relationships are at the heart of leadership

Sue Stockdale talks to Dr Nashater Deu Solheim about how to take care of the relationships that are important to you– be it as a leader, in social circles or within families.  Nashater explains how showing empathy, curiosity, and an interest in the other person can help us to build trust and connection in relationships–…

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Preview of Series Seven on theme of curiosity

Host Sue Stockdale previews Series 7 which is on the theme of “Curiosity” and she highlights a few of the guests that will be coming up in the series.  They include: Thomas Andren worked as a computer technician for 10 years in Sweden. Deciding to change career, he used curiosity to guide his decision-making, which led…

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48. Palwasha Siddiqi: A refugee’s road to success and beyond

Sue Stockdale talks to Palwasha Siddiqi, whose early childhood experiences have shaped her interest in coaching and helping others to maximise their potential. Palwasha was born and raised between Afghanistan and Pakistan. When she was seven her family fled the civil war in Afghanistan and became refugees in Pakistan where they lived for over a…

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44. Josh Wasserman: The role of observation in design

Sue Stockdale talks to Josh Wasserman a design thinker and insights expert, about the role that observation plays in the design process, how design can more inclusive and what inspires him to be creative.  Josh recently designed a new pregnancy test prototype for RNIB, which received worldwide media attention, and is thought to be the…

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The thinking behind the podcast – “our secret sauce”

Our Access to Inspiration host Sue Stockdale was a guest on the Podcast Junkies podcast series talking about why we created the podcast in a series format, as well as the thinking that goes into how we put the podcast together to try to achieve a wonderful experience for each guest in the conversation.  

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42. Rob Lawrence: Connecting sound, language and emotion to create change

Sue Stockdale talks to Rob Lawrence, a podcast producer, coach and mentor, about how the combination of sound and language can influence our emotions and can be a catalyst to create change.  Rob talks about how he changed his career from being an IT professional into podcasting and coaching. He says he is ‘obsessed’ with…

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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving.  We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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28. Vinay Chandra: The relentless optimism of the entrepreneur

Vinay Chandra, CEO of High Peak Software based in India and Atlanta, USA talks to Sue Stockdale about the highs and lows of being a serial entrepreneur.  Vinay is a versatile and multifaceted entrepreneur who has devoted his creative energy and restless passion into starting and running businesses around the globe. Over the last 25…

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21. Alysia Silberg: Being a Silicon Valley venture capitalist

Sue Stockdale talks to Alysia Silberg about the challenges she faced growing up in South Africa, what it’s like being a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and what she hopes that her long-term legacy will be.  Alysia is Founder and General Partner of Street Global Venture Capital, a global seed stage investment firm, investing in technology…

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Preview of Series Three of Access to Inspiration podcast

Sue Stockdale reflects on the impact that the podcasts have had on listeners to date, and also previews Series Three of Access to Inspiration which will feature conversations with guests from Germany, Greenland and Hong Kong.  The upcoming series includes: Sarah Lang – Transforming the infrastructure sector in New Zealand Virginie Goethais– How sport rehabilitates…

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